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Filed Under:Industries / NGOs & Nonprofits
Posts on Regator:514
Posts / Week:2.7
Archived Since:May 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here Communications Associate Powder River Basin Resource Council (Sheridan, WY) Communications Coordinator National Flute Association (Chicago, IL) Communications Manager Any Baby Can (Austin,...Show More Summary

Great News, Great Time to Ask

Here’s my response to a fantastic question raised by one of our colleague nonprofit communicators this week. Eager to hear your thoughts! Q:  Should I include an ask in announcing a big win? Tomorrow we’ll email supporters to celebrate a recent victory. This win has not been a focus in our emails to folks on […]

Ooh! Aah! Jobs for Nonprofit Communicators

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here Change Communications Specialist and Employee Communications Specialist Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Chevy Chase, MD) Chief Communications Director Nurse-Family Partnership...Show More Summary

Get into Conversation: That’s Matterness

Thanks to guest blogger Allison Fine, who authored this new guide to nonprofit relationship building, Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media. One of the most amazing things about social media is that they allow people to talk directly with one another. This is also one of the things […]

Less IS More, but Harder

Malala’s message is an unbeatable combo of passion, specificity and brevity. Use this triad as a checklist for your organization’s messages. Less is more—much harder to craft but totally worth it. “This award is not just for me. It is...Show More Summary

Delight to Connect (Case Study: Relationship Building)

Zappos is known for its operations smarts and customer-friendly orientation. But this delightful addition to the return confirmation email I received from Zappos this morning was a real surprise—That trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house went smoothly. Here’s what I love about it: Transforms a transactional communication from mundane to […]

To-Die-For Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Account Director, Temp Digital Project Manager & Temp Web Developer Grizzard Communications (Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA) Communications Associate Mobile Alliance for...Show More Summary

Mysterious Power of a Fresh Approach (Case Study)

I was thrilled to hear from Getting Attention reader Elizabeth (Betsey) Russell recently, with news of her just-released mystery, Other People’s Money. Betsey, who has written for foundations for more than 20 years, has parlayed that experience into a must-read tale set in the heart of the foundation world. While fiction isn’t something we usually […]

Woulda Coulda Shoulda #GivingTuesday

Would you have generated donations your organizations wouldn’t have gotten otherwise if you had participated in this year’s #GivingTuesday? Could you have tried some new strategies this year, like the matching gifts offered in so many #GivingTuesday campaigns? Should you have built an all-org #GivingTuesday giving team to capitalize on the relationships with donors and […]

Invest 10 Minutes for Priceless Insights: Nonprofit Communications Trends

My friend and colleague Kivi Leroux Miller, over at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, provides a wonderful service for nonprofit marketers like us—her annual report of trends in the field. I urge you to take ten minutes right now to respond to her 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. What you’ll get in return: Special preview webinar on […]

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Assistant Editor & Senior Director, Business Development and Marketing Arabella Advisors, LLC (Washington, D.C./Flexible) Associate Editor  Spertus Institute for Jewish...Show More Summary

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY) Chief Strategy and Communications Officer Bay.org (San Francisco, CA) Communications...Show More Summary

Your Future! Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Communications Assistant Pesticide Action Network (Oakland, CA) Communications Director Community Health Councils (Los Angeles, CA) Communications Manager Health Connected...Show More Summary

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. Creating a new website for your nonprofit is a mind-boggling task. You’ve got a million questions reeling through your head throughout the process, but one of the key questions to consider is: “How important is […]

This ‘Who We Are’ Engages Big Time (MAMA Case Study)

When my friend and colleague Stephanie Bowen announced her new job at MAMA (Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action), I was thrilled for her, but didn’t really probe what MAMA was about. Knowing her search had been focused on development organizations working with women, I figured MAMA fit into that category and left it at that. […]

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Moving Up Monday

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Assistant Director Kogod Center for Business Communication American University (Washington, D.C.) Associate Director of Communications & Marketing  The University of...Show More Summary

5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

Guest author Jenna Sauber is a crowdfunding and digital marketing expert at CauseVox, a peer-to-peer fundraising software for nonprofits. The beauty of a movement like #GivingTuesday is that the nonprofit world gets to shine in the midst of the chaotic and overwhelming madness that is the holiday retail season. But let’s face it: when your nonprofit […]

Invest 5 Minutes for Priceless Insights: Nonprofit Communications Trends

My friend and colleague Kivi Leroux Miller, over at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, provides a wonderful service for nonprofit marketers like us—her annual report of trends in the field. I urge you to take five to ten minutes right now to respond to her 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. What you’ll get in return: Special preview […]

36 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Account Director Fenton Communications (Washington, D.C.) Associate Director of Communications American Rivers (Washington, D.C.) Associate Director of Marketing Lincoln...Show More Summary

Drive Action: Bring Me Up to Date (Case Study)

I’m a huge fan of the charity clearinghouse GlobalGiving, and have donated through them several times to causes I wouldn’t have been able to connect with otherwise. That’s GlobalGiving’s sweet spot—connecting donors like yours (and you, and me) with causes that we may not find, know of and/or be able to easily donate to. They […]

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